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Tips for poets

https://www.writersdigest.com/writing-articles/20-best-tips-poets   Extracts 1. The second thing I’d say is you must read old stuff. Dante, Herrick, Donne, Pope, Dickinson…Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore. Read voraciously! And read aloud.” – Aaron Belz, author of Glitter Bomb” 2. “Always be writing … Continue reading

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Shall I my life of evil start?

When true love’s gone and doom hangs over head When life runs  like a river to the sea Then shall I take new lovers to my bed And with their carnal touch consoled be? When my love lies and  breaks … Continue reading

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God is a  fragile voice, still as a bone

God is a place we rarely  find alone His spirit  guides us  past the demons wild God is a  fragile voice, still as a bone God gave his prophets  sweet  dark honeycombs By his word they were struck, beguiled God … Continue reading

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Where is the world?

The boundary of my self is my own skin Fragile, and so sensitive,  yet home Most of what I call me dwells within Some may have it thicker, some too thin Some are cautious, some  have heavier bones The boundary … Continue reading

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Play with our doubts

Fear of chaos stopped me looking  out I could not see its value   nor its  gifts To see new sights we need to live in doubt So I  travelled on established routes I got to places happily and swift Fear … Continue reading

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The honey pence

Blue toads enlarged in a yellow  flood And surry I could not blather soist And be one babbeller, ling I grud And  clacked one fur- eyed as  ice blood To  tare it blent  as a wander floweth Toen blooked by … Continue reading

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A little town

A man passed by the cottage with a horse Leading it around  on a  short rope The horse was  happy  though its coat was coarse A man passed by the cottage with a horse He said  it  will resist  and … Continue reading

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Our so called “Privacy”

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Attention must be paid to each small thing

The air feel still and cool and nothing moves The birds  have disappeared and do not sing. Life  feels distant, love’s in interlude As we age  when health  and wit we lose What new  learning may our own life  bring? … Continue reading

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A man waits, sleepless, anxious and unsure

In the Garden of  Gethsemane A man waits, sleepless, anxious and unsure Wanting to escape his destiny From the Garden of  Gethsemane Oh,Lord,oh God, have mercy upon me Save me from the world’s barbarity. Make my heart and motives clean … Continue reading

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